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Top 10 tips for learner drivers

Young-Driver-driving-lesson

Eager learners are getting back behind the wheel as driving lessons resume across the country after months of lockdown caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The UK’s largest pre-17 driving school, Young Driver, asked 1,000 motorists what advice they would give to youngsters just starting out on their driving journey as …

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Dishonest drivers staying silent over dents

Dented car

Almost one in five British motorists would not leave their contact details if they dented another car when parking, reveals new research. The shocking level of driver dishonesty is even more surprising as failing to stop is an offence under the Road Traffic Act, however minor an accident. Motorists also …

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How to avoid a Christmas shopping parking ticket

Car park, parking

Parking restrictions can often be hard to gauge, especially if you’re in a rush over the hectic Christmas shopping period. Some six million drivers were given a parking ticket during the whole of 2017 – many during the festive season. Preventing getting a parking ticket can be simple, so the …

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Surprising driving laws and the penalties they carry

Mobile phone used as a sat nav

New research has revealed some of the most obscure and least well-known traffic laws. The study for the UK’s biggest online car garage and repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, shows that almost half (49%) of British motorists admit to breaking traffic laws. And half of those drivers who admit to breaking traffic …

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Safety first for the new school year

Safety first for parents and children

Parents and children are being urged to make safety their number priority as the new school year begins. Breakdown and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist says it’s vital that everyone – from toddler to senior citizen – is aware of the risks that go with using our roads. More …

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